As time permits I will update and add to this section, but for now I hope that the following images are of interest.
The Broad Arrow mark combined with the clear date and manufacturers stamp is rather something, especially when you consider its age and what it went through!
The following is a very similar in style and construction, however this has had either a field adaptation or a post war upgrade as a sling has been attached. Either way a very nice piece.
She has a few marks here and there, however being around 100 years old one can forgive the odd imperfection.
The next example is the more modern version used in WWII.
I have filled out the pocket to give it back its shape and to remove some unwanted creases, with time I may refold it down back to its proper shape with the creases hopefully removed! It has a wonderful set of markings as you can see below.
It’s an Australian made cover, it fits the No5 perfectly.